Here you can find databases licensed for the WZB and other electronic
For information on WZB licensed and freely accessible databases please visit DBIS, the "Database Information System" of the University Library of Regensburg. Information on DBIS holdings in general can be found here. (german only)
Book citation index / social science & humanitiesWeb of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Political Science, Economics, Educational Research, Ethnology, Linguistics and Literature Science, History, Art, Philosophy, Law, Science, Psychology, Geography, Information Science Language: English Period: 2005 -The Book Citation Index contains over 40,000 (as per 2013) editorially selected scientific books (online and print editions) published since 2005 in a wide range of disciplines. 10,000 new titles are to be added each year, including volumes published as a series. As a module in the Web of Science Core Collection, the Book Citation Index adds over 13.5 million references to that collection. Among other things, it allows users to search for comprehensive bibliographic information and to display the accurate numbering of citations (in journals, conference papers, and books).
Conference proceedings citation index / social science & humanitiesWeb of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Educational Research, Ethnology, Geography, History, Information Science, Art, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Law, Religion, Sociology, Linguistics and Literature Science, Economics, Science Language: English Period: 1990 -Covers the proceedings of conferences, symposiums, seminars, workshops, and congresses worldwide. The "Cited Reference Search" tool allows users to identify the conference proceedings that were cited most frequently.
Portal, Fulltext database, Database
Fachportal International Beziehungen und Länderkunde
- free access
Research area: Political Science, Economics, Geography Period: 1974 -IREON offers literature references, full texts, and international treaties on topics relating to foreign policy, security policy, questions of international cooperation on economic and development policy, topics of European policy and transatlantic matters, regional and country-specific issues throughout the world, cultural policy abroad, the climate, the environment, and energy.
Database, Article database
Public affairs information serviceProquest Sozialwissenschaften
Research area: Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Law, Economics Language: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese Period: 1915 -This database contains topics under public discussion and combines PAIS Archive and PAIS International, offering titles from 1915 to the present. The sources include journal articles, books, government documents, statistical indexes, gray literature, research reports, conference papers, publications by international agencies, microfiches, and information material from the Internet. The database affords a broad look at public policies and social policies from several perspectives, ranging from Prohibition, the Civil Rights Movement, and the McCarthy era to current viewpoints on health, climate change, and terrorism.
Database, Article database
Periodicals index online
- German-wide access provided by the DFG
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Educational Research, Ethnology, Geography, History, Information Science, Art, Philosophy, Political Science, Law, Sociology, Linguistics and Literature Science, Economics, Science Language: English Period: 1739 -2000This index of historical periodicals facilitates bibliographical research in approximately 4,800 journals in the arts, humanities, and social science in one user interface. It covers the period from 1739 to 2000 and gives access to publications in over 37 specialized areas and more than 40 languages and dialects.
Database, Article database, Portal
Web of science
Research area: General / Interdisciplinary, Sociology, Political Science, Linguistics and Literature Science, Educational Research, History, Art, Mathematics / Computer Science, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Natural Sciences / Technology, Ethnology, Science, Geography, Medicine / Healthcare, Psychology Period: 1972 -Web of Science (WoS) is an extensive, multidisciplinary, bibliographical database with references to contributions in journals, books, proceedings, and other sources in the social sciences, the arts and humanities, natural science, and engineering. The WZB has licensed the following ancillary data banks: -Science Citation Index Expanded (1995 -) - Social Sciences Citation Index (includes approximately 4,500 social science and economics journals from 55 disciplines, such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology, 1972 -) - Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with references to approximately 2,300 journals in the arts and humanities, 1975 -) - Book Citation Index (with books published, 2005 -) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S, conferences, 1990 -) - Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH, conferences, 1990 -) - Current Contents Connect (1998 -) - Data Citation Index (research data, 1900 -) - Derwent Innovations Index (edited patents, 1963 -) - Zoological Records (technical database, 1964 -) - Biosis Citation Index (technical database, 1928 -) - Index Chemicus (with search function for chemical structures, 1993 -) - Current Chemical Reactions (technical database, 1985 -) Another special feature of the WoS is that it lists each document's sources (cited references) and gives their citation frequency (times cited).